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Psalm 30 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Joy in the Morning

A psalm; a dedication song for the house. Of David.

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I will exalt you, LORD,

because you have lifted me up

and have not allowed my enemies

to triumph over me.

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LORD my God,

I cried to you for help, and you healed me.

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LORD, you brought me up from Sheol;

you spared me from among those

going down[fn] to the Pit.

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Sing to the LORD, you his faithful ones,

and praise his holy name.

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For his anger lasts only a moment,

but his favor, a lifetime.

Weeping may stay overnight,

but there is joy in the morning.

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When I was secure, I said,

“I will never be shaken.”

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LORD, when you showed your favor,

you made me stand like a strong mountain;

when you hid your face, I was terrified.

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LORD, I called to you;

I sought favor from my Lord:

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“What gain is there in my death,

if I go down to the Pit?

Will the dust praise you?

Will it proclaim your truth?

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“LORD, listen and be gracious to me;

LORD, be my helper.”

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You turned my lament into dancing;

you removed my sackcloth

and clothed me with gladness,

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so that I can sing to you and not be silent.

LORD my God, I will praise you forever.

CSB Footnotes
Some Hb mss, LXX, Theod, Orig, Syr; other Hb mss, Aq, Sym, Tg, Jer read from going down

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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